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Ballard 5 Click on any image for a larger view. Not a great deal is known about the man who designed and patented what was to become one of the finest single shot actions made in the United States. His name was Charles H. Ballard, born in in the town of Sterling, Massachusetts.
Ballard's occupation was that of a machinist. On November 5,he obtained a patent for a firearm that was to make the name "Ballard" a household word to riflemen for many years to come. After receiving the patent C. Ballard sold his interests to Warren Williams of the firm Ball and Williams.
Ball and Williams was the first of many different firms to manufacture the new Ballard rifle in quantity. The Ballard action patented by C. Ballard was manufactured by many different firms most notably Ball and Williams, R.
These firearms were mainly chambered for rimfire cartridges of the era and Civil War contracts figured heavily in production runs. The Ballard single shot most recognized by today's single shot enthusiast did not come along until Schoverling and Daly of New York, then holders of the Ballard patent, made arrangements with John Malon Marlin to Ball and brown over the old patent and begin production in his plant.
The first Marlin-made Ballards made their debut in Between the years and J. Marlin and the later Marlin Firearms Company offered over twenty different models of the Ballard single shot rifle. These are the single shots that established the fine reputation for accuracy and reliability that the Ballard enjoys to this day; at many of the most prestigious rifle matches of the era, the Ballard was the preferred rifle among expert shooters.
Riflemen of the day recognized the advantages of the "pull-rod" system of attaching the buttstock and the excellent Ballard set triggers. The Ballard action also provided for a camming action of the breech block, a center hung hammer for fast lock time, and the internal parts were contained in the breech block, protecting them from dirt and fouling.
Ballard rifling was also recognized as being superior especially when shooting grease-groove bullets.
The many different buttstock styles and barrel weights offered meant that the competition shooter could tailor a rifle to his specific needs.
Indeed, many first generation Ballards are literally custom rifles. They shared the same dropping-block action; barrels were generally rifled with six concentric grooves twisting to the right.
The first Marlin made Ballard rifles were advertised with a round barrel inchesa blued frame, a Marlin-patent automatic extractor, and a special reversible firing pin for rim or centre fire ammunition. The original rifle was renamed "No.
A typical rifle was A rifle type butt plate and Rocky Mountain sights were standard. A variant chambering ".
Most had Rocky Mountain sights. The last guns were made about So called "Everlasting Shells", specifically intended for reloading, were recommended for the No.
It had an octagonal barrel inches and an extra-heavy heavy case hardened receiver. Byguns had been chambered for the proprietary. Inhowever, Marlin had reduced the options to.
The barrels were half- or fully octagonal, and an improved peep-and globe sight system was fitted. The No 4 A. The frame was engraved, the optional shotgun or rifle-type butt plate was rubber, and every part was "finished in the best manner".
The frames usually displayed "Mid-Range A. Production continued into the mid s. Rocky Mountain sights were standard.
Weights ranged from 10 pounds for the. A typical 32 inch barrelled. Production continued untilby which time rifles had been chambered for.
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